Schizophrenia Society of Nova Scotia

A Reason to Hope. The Means to Cope.

Canadian Registered Charity

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Thank you!


Last updated: 18 November 2015

To contact us:


Provincial Headquarters

Phone: 902-465-2601

Toll-free: 1-800-465-2601

Fax: 902-465-5479



Room B-23, Purdy Building

300 Pleasant Street

P.O. Box 1004

Dartmouth, Nova Scotia

B2Y 3Z9


Antigonish Office

Phone: 902-631-1336



Civic Pride Building

218 Main Street, Suite 3C

Antigonish, Nova Scotia

B2G 2B9


Staff Directory

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About Us

The Schizophrenia Society of Nova Scotia works to improve the quality of life for those affected by schizophrenia and psychosis through education, support programs, influencing public policy, and encouraging research.

To quickly educate yourself about schizophrenia and psychosis, please click here. Also, feel free to call us.

We encourage you to visit our blog and Facebook page to view our most up-to-date news, links and information.

Getting Mental Health Crisis Support in Nova Scotia

(902) 429-8167



The Mental Health Mobile Crisis Team provides intervention and short-term crisis management for children, youth and adults experiencing a mental health crisis.

They provide 24/7 telephone intervention throughout Nova Scotia and mobile response (1:00 pm to 1:00 am) in areas served by Halifax Regional Police including Halifax, Dartmouth and Bedford.

How to refer someone to the Nova Scotia Early Psychosis Program (NSEPP)

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Young people today are faced with many challenges. Managing a mental illness such as schizophrenia throughout these years is an added challenge.

Through the "Yes 2 Me" Scholarship Program, the Otsuka-Lundbeck Alliance and the Schizophrenia Society of Canada are celebrating the efforts of young people living with mental illness by rewarding them with an incentive to pursue their educational goals and confidently build a better self for their bright future ahead.



To be eligible for the scholarship, applicants must:

 be a resident of Canada

 be diagnosed with schizophrenia

 complete a Scholarship Application package

Click the banner above or visit here for more information and to download an application form.